Sherman School



Sherman School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Sherman School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 73
1 87
2 64
3 87
4 61
5 77
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Sherman School is a public elementary school located in Fairfield, CT in the Fairfield School District. It enrolls 449 students in grades 1st through 12th. Sherman School is the 242nd largest public school in Connecticut and the 26,556th largest nationally. It has 13.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 449
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 32.3

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Sherman School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 233
(52%)
3,522
(48%)
 Male 216
(48%)
3,802
(52%)

Sherman School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 389
(87%)
5,942
(81%)
 Hispanic 20
(4%)
611
(8%)
 Two or More 16
(4%)
189
(3%)
 Asian 15
(3%)
414
(6%)
 Black 8
(2%)
156
(2%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
9
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
3
(0%)

Sherman School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 432
(96%)
6,641
(91%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 12
(3%)
494
(7%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 5
(1%)
189
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 637 ranked schools in Connecticut, Sherman School is ranked 581st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Sherman School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (3.8%) is significantly lower than the state average of 40.2%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Sherman School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 490
2006 447
2007 453
2008 446
2009 474
2010 442
2011 456
2012 449

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.9
2006 15.5
2007 15.4
2008 13.9
2009 15.8
2010 14.8
2011 14.8
2012 13.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.026530612244898
2006 0.026845637583893
2007 0.044150110375276
2008 0.051569506726457
2009 0.035864978902954
2010 0.038461538461538
2011 0.032894736842105
2012 0.037861915367483

Compare Sherman School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,223.5% 12.2:1
 
1,390.0% 13.9:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 3.8%
 
State Average 40.2%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Sherman School
Fairfield, CT
Public KG - 05 449 13.9:1  
St Thomas Aquinas Elementary School
Fairfield, CT
Private PK - 08 434 16:1 1 miles
Tomlinson Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 744 11.9:1 1 miles
Great Beginnings Montessori School
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Private PK - 02 70 6:1 1 miles
Roger Ludlowe Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 940 11.9:1 1 miles
Mill Hill School
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Public KG - 05 445 13.8:1 2 miles
Riverfield School
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Public KG - 05 409 13.2:1 2 miles
Eagle Hill - Southport
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Private UG - UG 113 4:1 2 miles
Black Rock School
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Public KG - 07 348 15.4:1 2 miles
St Ann School
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Private PK - 08 247 16:1 2 miles
Bryant School
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Public PK - 06 413 15.9:1 3 miles
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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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